9 Kid-Friendly Things to Do This Week

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It’s April and Easter this week, so we’re celebrating with lots of bunny and egg-themed activities for the entire fam. Hop aboard the Easter EGGspress at DiDonato’s Family Fun Center in Hammonton, search for eggs at the Easter ExtravaganZOO at the Cape May County Park & Zoo in Cape May, or do a Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards in Princeton. And for more things to do this week check out our Easter guide for hunts, activities and events.

featured image via @didonatofuncenter

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Weekday Walks and Sunday Saunters
Wednesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 1 from 10 AM – 11:30 AM
Get out in the fresh spring air on this 1.5 to 2-mile guided walk on the trails around the Double Trouble Historic District. You’ll see beautiful views and learn about the park and the nature that blooms within it.
Cost: Free
Double Trouble Village State Historic Site
581 Pinewald Keswick Road, Bayville, NJ 08721
(732) 341-4098

DiDonato Easter EGGspress
April 1 and 2 12 PM – 4 PM and April 3, 12 PM – 5 PM
Take an Easter-themed train ride, explore for eggs in an egg hunt, snap a photo with the Easter Bunny, and win an Easter prize at DiDonato’s. While you are there, slide down the 19′ double racing slide or get lost in the new in 2021 spring hedge maze.
Cost: $10.95 per person
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 South White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037
(609) 561-3040 

Easter ExtravaganZOO
Friday, April 2 through Monday, April 5 from 10 AM – 4:30 PM
There’s so much for the whole family to do at this Easter ExtravaganZOO—from an obstacle course to an Easter egg hunt to a scavenger hunt where you’ll learn animal facts. Littles will love hopping from activity to activity and visiting with the zoo animals in between. 
Cost: Free
Cape May County Park & Zoo
707 US Highway 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-5271

Artbox Color and Collage
Friday, April 2 and Monday, April 5 from 11 AM – 4 PM
Your little artists will love creating with this month’s Artbox theme “Color and Collage,” perfect for the rainbows that appear during spring. This box will be focused on reflection, creating, and sharing, and it is a fun project the whole family can participate in.
Cost: $15 per person for non-members, $10 per person for members
Grounds for Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619
(609) 586-0616

Bunny Chase at Terhune Orchards
April 3 and 4 from 10 AM – 4 PM
Kids will get their fill of Easter fun at this event, designed for ages 2-10, but everyone can participate. Follow hand-drawn clues around the farm in this self-guided treasure hunt. After, do a bunny-themed craft activity and meet Terhune’s own real bunny rabbit Spice ($5 charge for activities and barn area). Stroll through the farm to see animals in the barnyard, hop in the Hippity Hop Corral, and race the ducks in the Duckie Race. Don’t miss the pony rides too.
Cost: $10 for admission, children under 3 are free
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-2310

19th Century Easter Celebration
Saturday, April 3 from 11 AM – 4 PM
The Historic Village of Allaire opens for the 2021 season this weekend, and this your chance to be part of the festive springtime celebration. You can see various 19th-century demonstrations such as blacksmithing, hearth cooking, and Easter egg dying. There will also be Easter-themed activities, such as an egg roll competition, a scavenger hunt, and more.
Cost: $8 per person
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue, Wall, NJ 07727
(732) 919-3500

Sweets & Songs with the Easter Bunny and Belle
Saturday, April 3 from 1 PM – 2 PM
Join the Easter Bunny, Belle, and other friends as they lead a tea party fit for the Mad Hatter. The entire family will sing and dance along while eating delicious treats and drinking seasonal drinks. 
Cost: $20
Surflight Theatre
201 Engleside Avenue, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
(609) 492-9477

Neverland Easter Egg Treasure Hunt
Saturday, April 3 from 10:00 AM – 1:20 PM
The beloved fairies of Neverland are hosting a magical day of fun for Easter. They’ll need your help to find their special guests (word has it a pirate and Easter Bunny). This is a socially distanced stroll through the Oakeside Mansion, with interactive activities along the way.
Cost: $40 per ticket
Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
240 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
(973) 429-0960

Easter Sunday at Imagine That!!! 
Sunday, April 4 from 10 AM – 3 PM
Roam the Imagine That museum in a special Easter parade, led by the Easter Bunny. Each child will receive a plush bunny of their own, and admission to this event allows entry to the entire museum. The cafe will also be open for a delicious break from the fun. 
Cost: $19 per child, $7 per adult
Imagine That
4 Vreeland Road, Florham Park, NJ 07932
(973) 966-8000

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Jillian is a born and raised Jersey Girl from Lincroft—where she currently resides. As someone who has taught preschoolers and middle schoolers, and also mentored elementary schoolers, Jillian understands the complexity of child development and is excited to introduce families to New Jersey activities that can accommodate anyone. You can typically find Jillian doing creative writing, having game nights with her family, and hanging out with her two teenage cousins. Jillian's favorite activities in New Jersey include hanging out with friends at Sandy Hook, going for a scenic walk or run through Thompson Park, and enjoying some mouthwatering donuts from Delicious Orchards.

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